Top Beauty Products for June 21st, 2014

With so many beauty products available with just a click away, it is hard to narrow down and decide which ones are the best.  Luckily, Polyvore makes it easy with its Top Beauty Products boards.  There was no better way to start our summer, than by having our very own Blonde set featured!
Available on CyndiBands.comBeauty.com, and Amazon!

How To: Sarah Silverman’s Met Gala Sleek Bun

Worlds collide every year at the Met Gala with attendees from the fashion, art and entertainment industry.  The annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum is notorious for being one of the most exclusive social events and biggest night for fashion.

The Red Carpet is overflowed with glamour and celebrities flaunt their gorgeous gowns, impeccable hair, and flawless make up.

Sarah Silverman was no exception; she looked stunning in her Zac Posen dress and elegant, sleek bun. Hair stylist Brett Freedman created the look by using one of our CyndiBands.

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Follow the steps below to get the look:

  1. Beginning with wet hair, Freedman prepared it with Paul Mitchell mousse (from the root to ends) to give hair texture/grip, he continued with a touch of Sebastian Laminates on the ends to seal/add shine.
  2. Next, blow dry hair section by section, make sure to go up and away from the face to maintain body.
  3. Once the hair is dry, Freedman used hot Rollers to add volume and create a bend at the ends.
  4. Let rollers cool and set for 30 minutes, once they are cool brush them out with a paddle brush.
  5. Freedman created a deep side part using a rat tail comb and combed the hair towards the nape of the neck.
  6. Gather the hair at the nape of the neck and secure it with a black  CyndiBands elastic hair tie.
  7. Once secured, Freedman then wrapped the hair up and around, securing it with pins until bun was created.
  8. Finish the look with hairspray and lightly press the flat end of the rat rail comb against any fly-aways.

CyndiBands Featured in American Fitness Magazine

American Fitness magazine is the world’s largest fitness educator and is known for reporting innovative fitness research, current trends, advances in equipment and training applications.

Make sure to pick up the March/April issue of American Fitness! In it, you’ll find yummy but healthy cooking tips from celebrity Chef Devin Alexander, an interview with Olympic Gold Medalists Lenny Krayzelburg, new exercise techniques including Pure Yoga, and much more!

Be sure to check out American Fitness’s Spring Active Wear, which showcases our very own CyndiBands!

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As Seen In: Hairstyle Spring 2014 Issue

Do you ever feel like you’re stuck in the same old hair routine day after day. As the seasons change so should your look, so try something new this year. Whether it’s a cut, color change, or a different way of styling you’re looking for, the Spring issue of Hairstyle has it all!

Hairstyle has hundreds of sexy styles for all hair types and lengths. From Hollywood’s best trends to the runway, you can cop them all with tips from some of fashion’s best hairstylists.

Also, be sure to check out “Great Gadgets & Accessories” to learn about the best tools on the market and you’ll also find our very own CyndiBands Gift Cube!

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More Magazine: What Hair Pros Really Use on Their Hair

Have you picked up the latest More magazine? This month’s (February 2014) edition features the beautiful Courteney Cox and includes great articles full of hair and fashion tips for all types of looks. My favorite article unleashes the hair secrets of five beauty professionals in “What Hair Pros Really Use on Their Hair.” I love when A-list stylists share their hair tips and other beauty secrets to help me get the same look I see on their celebrity clients.

Stylist, Jen Atkin, whose client base includes stars such as Heidi Klum, Penelope Cruz, and Sofia Vergara, shared some of her favorite hair products she uses regularly, one of which was our very own CyndiBands!

Atkin explained, “For workouts, I wrap a CyndiBands elastic around my ponytail because it won’t leave a crease. Then, after I’m done exercising I don’t have to wash and restyle. I just take out the band, flip my hair upside down while bending at the waist and spray the roots and ends with Oribe Dry Texturizing Spry. The results are amazing.”

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 If A-list stylist Jen Atkin loves using CyndiBands to help hold her hair back during a workout you should try one too! Don’t forget CyndiBands also come in CyndiBands headbands as well to hold back bangs and flyaways during an intense gym session.

Seventeen Magazine and CyndiBands Internship Essentials

It is the age of internships for the up and coming work force. The more experience one has the better in order to stand out among a sea of applicants. But how do you score a great internship? Seventeen Magazine is here to help! Seventeen knows the importance of internships on today’s youth in order to prepare them for the future. Earlier this year Seventeen presented their first-ever Internship 101 event at the Hearst Tower in NYC  and asked CyndiBands to participate. Over 150 enthusiastic students were in attendance and received an insider’s guide to internships and advice on how to land their dream internships and stand out in style from Seventeen’s Editor-in-Chief, Ann Shoket, special guest Lauren Berger, Founder & CEO of InternQueen.com, and a panel of industry experts.

Isabella Kim was in attendance and did a great video that gives an overview of the event along with details on the swag bag that you can win!

Not only did guests receive advice from some of the biggest names in the industry, but they also went home with swag bags overflowing with internship essentials. The swag bags included 100% Pure, Brew Lab Tea, Orbit® gum, CARGO Cosmetics, CyndiBands, feedmyskin, Jonathan Adler, Keds, KIND Healthy Snacks, Hollywood Fashion Secrets, Macy’s,  Oscar Blandi, See Jane Work®, Simple Squares Organic Snack Bars, Tanda Zap, and Vera Bradley, plus a copy of “Build Your Dreams: How to Make  a Living Doing What You Love” by Alexis Irvin and Chip Hiden.

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Each Internship 101 swag bag is worth over $290! You can enter for a chance to win your own swag bag just like the ones given out at Seventeen’s Internship 101 Event at seventeen.com/internships101.

Gifts For The Peripheral People In Your Life

Great gift ideas for those people in your life such as the babysitter, teacher and hair stylist.

View video from FoxCT.com here.

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Julie Loffredi, the gift guide guru, is back with some more gifts, this time for those peripheral people in your life that can be hard to shop for.

For more information, follow Loffredi on Twitter: www.twitter.com/JulieLoffredi

FOR MAIL CARRIER

Mrs. Prindable’s caramel apples, Mrs. Prindable

FOR STYLIST/ BARBER

T3 source shower head, $130, T3

Harley Davidson naughty list, H-D.com/holiday

Jack Black The Works kit, $32, Jack Black

FOR TEACHER

Candy buffet, partycity.com

Baroni jewelry, Baroni 

Ti dye cashmere scarf, Bindya

FOR BABYSITTER

Cyndi bands, $6 +up, Cyndibands

Baggu, $9, Baggu

Minimergency, $13 + up, Pinch

Piggy paint mistletoe toe kit, $25, Piggy Paint

FOR THE STOCKING

Forever brilliant darling studs, $99+up, Moissanite

Cashmere travel pack, Peacock Alley

JeNu active youth skincare system, $249, Jenu.com

Pearl Ionic brilliant white, $129-172, Ionicpearl.com

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